The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 15 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing UNIX 6 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 5.17% 5.75% 3.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 37.14% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 8
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£500 £463 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £414 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Docklands, London region.

Operating Systems Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
20 35 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 17.24% 15.49% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 38
Average daily rate £450 £448 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% +15.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £360 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £554 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -8.57%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Docklands, London region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Docklands, London region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 10 (71.43%) Finance
1 10 (71.43%) Banking
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 8 (57.14%) Information Security
4 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (35.71%) Economics
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle
7 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) Data Mining
7 3 (21.43%) CISSP
7 3 (21.43%) PMI
7 3 (21.43%) PMP
7 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
7 3 (21.43%) SAN
7 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
7 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
7 3 (21.43%) CISA
7 3 (21.43%) GIAC
7 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
7 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (14.29%) C
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 2 (14.29%) Sybase
8 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 2 (14.29%) IT Governance
8 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (14.29%) CRISC
9 1 (7.14%) C++

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.14%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.14%) SAP GRC
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Data Mining
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (7.14%) Essbase
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
1 10 (71.43%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 5 (35.71%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Auditor
3 2 (14.29%) Auditor
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Information Risk Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Risk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) IT Risk Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Audit Manager
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) JMS
1 1 (7.14%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 5 (35.71%) Economics
3 3 (21.43%) PMI
3 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
4 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (7.14%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) SUSE
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Information Security
2 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) IT Governance
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.14%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
5 1 (7.14%) Security Management
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
5 1 (7.14%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
2 2 (14.29%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CISSP
1 3 (21.43%) PMP
1 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
1 3 (21.43%) CISA
1 3 (21.43%) GIAC
2 2 (14.29%) CRISC
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Sybase
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Hyperion
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
3 1 (7.14%) 29West
3 1 (7.14%) Cyber-Ark